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Jack owns 60 percent of Corporation. Corporation had acquired land known as the Parcel in January of 2000 for $68,000 and held the Parcel for...

Jack owns 60 percent of Corporation. Corporation had acquired land known as the Parcel in January of 2000 for $68,000 and held the Parcel for investment purposes. During the current taxable year, Corporation sold the Parcel to Jack for $65,000 which amount was equal to the fair market value of the Parcel. Shortly after receiving the Parcel, Jack, never having made any gifts before, gave the Parcel to his friend Tom from college when the property was worth $70,000. Tom sold the Parcel two years later to Sue, a person not related to Corporation, Jack or Tom, for $75,000. How much gain or loss is realized and recognized as a result of these three transfers?

a. Corporation realizes a loss of $3,000 and recognizes a loss of 3,000 on the sale; Jack realizes a gain of $8,000 and recognizes a gain of 5,000 on the transfer to Tom; Tom realizes a gain of $5,000 and recognizes a gain of $2,000 on the transfer to Sue.
b. Corporation realizes a loss of $3,000 and recognizes a loss of 3,000 on the sale; Jack realizes a gain of $5,000 and recognizes a gain of 5,000 o the transfer to Tom; Tom realizes gain of $5,000 and recognizes a gain of $2,000 on the transfer to Sue.
c. Corporation realizes a loss of $3,000 and recognizes a loss of 0 on the sale; Jack does not realize or recognize any gain or loss on the transfer to Tom; Tom realizes a gain of $10,000 and recognizes a gain of $10,000 on the transfer to Sue.

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